The Clarion

Mixed views for Ann Romney in campaign

Marisa Hellen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

Ann Romney is best known as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s wife, but she certainly does a lot more than stand by in the sidelines or sit with Mitt during conferences, speeches and debates. She has made a name for herself amongst both the Republican and Democratic parties by taking...

A nation divided is no nation at all

Joshua Lynch, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

Years ago, prior to the advent of the 24-hour news cycle, the speeches at a political convention were natural. The speaker knew what the audience wanted to hear and the political bashing was like fuel to the flame for the crowd; be it Democrat or Republican. Rallying the base of either party is no chore...

Letter to the Editor: Current budget situation

Phil Gasper, Interim Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences

April 13, 2011

Dear Editor, Sarah Blaskey’s article on the current budget situation (“Crisis mode,” March 30, 2011) provides a good overview of the difficult decisions that are being made at Madison Area Technical College in light of a projected $10.3 million deficit for the next academic year.  Gov. Scott...

Outdated two-party system destroying America

Marcus C. Robinson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2011

“We The People” have the privilege of electing leaders who best reflect our views. Except we don’t. We vote along party lines instead of electing politicians who best represent our views. It seems that “We The People” have forgotten that unity is our strength. It seems we have forgotten how...

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